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Ok so i did a 45 multi w/ a +.005 offset and then ran P95. It got through like test 5 and then bsod with a 101.
At this offset my concerns are
1) My temps are too high, hitting 80-81c on two cores at full load, i would like to keep it in the 75c range.
2) this VID is worrying me because when i watch realtemp or core temp at full load the vid is 1.406 <--- not understanding this totally-is this total voltage going to the cpu? it was showing between 1.280-1.296 in cpuz @ full load w/ LLC level 3.
Then i restarted and set the multi to 42 w/ the same +.005 offset and full load VID of 1.3911. I about finished the first test, around 15 runs in and temps were still hitting 81c. CPU-z Load was around 1.272-1.288.
I dont mind a 42-45 multi a this point but i think i need to bring the voltage down doh.gif Kind of stuck right now,

Yeah your temps are a little bit high, try reseating your heatsink/reapplying thermal paste and make sure its mounted securely.
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Alright sounds good.
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Reseated my heatsink and i think that did it. Was idling between 32-35 at stock and now around 27c biggrin.gif. Try it again tomorrow and see what happens.
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Reseated my heatsink and i think that did it. Was idling between 32-35 at stock and now around 27c biggrin.gif. Try it again tomorrow and see what happens.

Haha nice, yeah I've had common mistakes like that before. There were times when I know the cooler is on there securely and the screws are tight but when I actually looked at the back it wasn't mounted correctly so now when I put the screws in I have my finger on the back to actually feel the screws coming in and I wouldn't have known that I've been doing it wrong if it wasnt for my case having a back that is open so I can actually see it getting mounted. Different coolers will have different ways of mounting them just gotta do it correctly. thumb.gif
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Reseated my heatsink and i think that did it. Was idling between 32-35 at stock and now around 27c biggrin.gif. Try it again tomorrow and see what happens.

Try running it at load first and see what you max at. 27c idle is a good respectable number but what really counts is your load temps.
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Haha nice, yeah I've had common mistakes like that before. There were times when I know the cooler is on there securely and the screws are tight but when I actually looked at the back it wasn't mounted correctly so now when I put the screws in I have my finger on the back to actually feel the screws coming in and I wouldn't have known that I've been doing it wrong if it wasnt for my case having a back that is open so I can actually see it getting mounted. Different coolers will have different ways of mounting them just gotta do it correctly. thumb.gif

Yea well luckily my fiance was around to hold the motherboard while i re-installed the heatsink. The first time i had to do it by myself and its always challenging to balance a mobo and a huge heatsink w/ only 2 hands lol
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Try running it at load first and see what you max at. 27c idle is a good respectable number but what really counts is your load temps.

Yea im going to run some more tests here and ill report back and see what it hits now.
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Well i ran P95 yesterday and passed the first test (like 22 test total) by bumping my offset up to a +.015 from a +0.005 offset. It brought my Max CPU-z vcore up from 1.296 to 1.312 (1.296+0.015=1.311) w/ a max temp of 71c so looks like the re-seating fixed that problem.biggrin.gif Im going to run P95 longer today w/ the +0.015 offset to see how long it lasts
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Checking in with Extreme7 Gen3.

16GB DDR3 @ 2133
Intel i7 2700k
Dual GTX 560 Ti 448 Classified Ultra

This board is very classy, well built, and just overall awesome. I feel like I may have posted before, but I might have just been lurking too

Check my build [v] for pics biggrin.gif
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ok Thank you!

Well, I had my E7G3 for two full months before it died. I get my RMAed board tomorrow. I do love the price/performance but now I really don't trust the board. If it dies on me again, I am switching mobo manufactures.
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Intel Core i5 2500K ASRock Z68 Extreme7 Gen3 Intel HD Graphics 3000 (GT2) Gigabyte GV-N670OC-2GD Ultra Durable VGA Series... 
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G.SKILL Ripjaws X Series 4GB 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM... Intel 320 Series SSDSA2CW080G3K5 2.5" 80GB SATA... SAMSUNG Spinpoint F3 HD103SJ 1TB 7200 RPM 32MB ... Seagate ST2000DM001 Barracuda 7200RPM 2 TB SATA... 
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Guys what about the cooling extreme4 gen3 vs. extreme3 gen3? extreme4 has some bigger nice looking heatpipes. this is maybe the only thing that's keeping me to get extreme4 over extreme3 cos I really don't need additional SATA/USB/PCIe. 2x USB 3.0 plugs are more that enough for me cos I only have one USB 3.0 device (HDD dock). Also as I have read somewhere people sometimes have problems with this USB 3.0 connection on this board?

I just can't decide between ext4 and ext3 biggrin.gif.

I already got i5 2500k. and I'm thinking to stick "Kingston HyperX Genesi DDR3 1600MHz 8GB (2x4GB), CL9 DIMM, Intel XMP, KHX1600C9D3X2K2/8GX".

BTW what do you think about AC FreezerXtreme for cooling. I have it from before but I have non-rev2 so I managed to get the needed clips/adapter/bolts from AC freezer 7 that I got for my friend a while back for his PII 955BE? Is this cooler ok for clocking and is it hard to fix it to the board. I'm a long time AMD user so I don't really have any experience with intel platforms.

cheers.
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i5 2500k@4,5ghz; 1,280V ASRock Z68 Extreme4 Gen3 (bios 1.20) MSI GTX670 PE 2gb (314.22) 2x4gb DDR3 G.SKILL Sniper 1600mhz (9-9-9-24; 1.... 
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Samsung 64gb (OS);256gb ser830;256gb serPM830 LG GH22NS30 DVD-RAM Noctua NH-D14 Win7 Ultimate 64bit 
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46" Samsung 46es6710 Logitech 750W XFX Black Edition CoolerMaster Centurion 534 (moded) 
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i5 2500k@4,5ghz; 1,280V ASRock Z68 Extreme4 Gen3 (bios 1.20) MSI GTX670 PE 2gb (314.22) 2x4gb DDR3 G.SKILL Sniper 1600mhz (9-9-9-24; 1.... 
Hard DriveOptical DriveCoolingOS
Samsung 64gb (OS);256gb ser830;256gb serPM830 LG GH22NS30 DVD-RAM Noctua NH-D14 Win7 Ultimate 64bit 
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
46" Samsung 46es6710 Logitech 750W XFX Black Edition CoolerMaster Centurion 534 (moded) 
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Razer DeathAdder SteelSeries 
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